Born in downtown Tokyo.RATS Founder Mano KatsuTadashi launched the apparel brand RATS in 2004, that develops the "Way Of Life" as a concept.In 2011 he opened the head shop JOLLY ROGER.
Hanging out in Harajuku through the 80's heavily influenced Mano. Mano's main inspiration for Rats is the Americana style from the 40s, 50s, 60s, and again Harajuku in the 80s. RATS uses their own original fabric for all their products, creating timeless pieces.
RATS, is simply the reflection of Mano's philosophy and the way of life he lead. His creations are his blood and bones.